653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


Live Streams every weekend!
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to catch a show in progress!
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But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

Sunday, 2/5/23 – 7:30pm

Ten musicians on the Bird & Beckett stage tonight!
Ten musicians to pay!
Sliding scale $10-40 cover charge requested.
No reservations. No comps.  Only 30 seats!
Doors open at 7:15. BYOB.GRUPO OKÁN TOYÉ is an Afro Cuban folkloric troupe dedicated to learning, performing and preserving the musical traditions specifically from Matanzas, Cuba!

The group is co-directed and managed by Ahkeel Mestayer and Toribio Villamil, most recently the director of Grupo AfroCuba de Matanzas in Cuba.

Yaimel Villamil
Ahkeel Mestayer
Christelle Durandy
Julio Areas
Orlando Torriente
Toby Gaster
Emilio Davalos
Jacki Corona
Genesie Reinoso
Ceferino Vergara-Tucker


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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The Independent Musicians Alliance

Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.


Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site

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